Transmission pathways and immunological factors that affect invasion potential of the recently discovered pathogen, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

Award Period
to
Award Amount
$126,698
Agency Name
University of Tennessee
Award Number
9500073623
PI First Name
Cheryl
PI Last Name
 Briggs
Area/s of Research
Marine Conservation, Policy and Education
Abstract

As part of the collaborative NSF EEID project, Co-PI Briggs is tasked with developing and parameterizing the Bsal load-based models, using Integral Projection Modeling (IBM) approaches to explore the importance of resistance and tolerance in the system (Objective 3). She will work with co-PI Peace on model development.  She will mentor and train a graduate student researcher on modeling and data analysis. Briggs will coordinate with the other groups for yearly meetings and conference presentations of results, as well as manuscript preparation.